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Some Darkweb Vendors Are Concerned About New USPS Rules

Some Darkweb Vendors Are Concerned About New USPS Rules

Darkweb vendors have issued warnings to other vendors and members of darkweb forums about upcoming changes to the United States Postal Service's Aviation Mail Security initiative that prohibit certain packages from entering the mail steam through Blue Boxes and Post Office mail slots.

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Australian Couple Imprisoned for Running a Darkweb Drug Trafficking Operation

Australian Couple Imprisoned for Running a Darkweb Drug Trafficking Operation

An Australian couple that pleaded guilty to dark web drug trafficking has been sentenced to a total of 15 years in prison. The Queensland Police believe the couple was running the largest dark web drug trafficking operation in Queensland.

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HugBunter's Deadman has been Switched

HugBunter's Deadman has been Switched

More than a week after Dread went down for maintenance, HugBunter's deadman switch was triggered, indicating that the owner of the largest darkweb forum no longer had control over the forum or his own equipment. His staff, in a message on the Dread homepage, said to assume the worst.

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Austrian man Sentenced for Purchasing Marijuana on the Dark Web

Austrian man Sentenced for Purchasing Marijuana on the Dark Web

A 32-year-old from Frankenfels was imprisoned after he admitted he used the dark web to buy and import kilograms of marijuana. The man is reportedly a marijuana addict and consumed most of the marijuana. He had made only four sales.

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International Darkweb Drug Trafficking Ring Busted in Austria

International Darkweb Drug Trafficking Ring Busted in Austria

An ongoing joint operation by Austrian law enforcement agencies has reportedly dismantled an international dark web drug trafficking ring. The ring allegedly purchased and resold large quantities of a variety of drugs on the dark web using cryptocurrencies. The authorities believe the suspects may have acted as the Austrian cell for a Mexican drug trafficking cartel.

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French Soldier Sentenced for Buying Counterfeit Notes on the Darkweb

French Soldier Sentenced for Buying Counterfeit Notes on the Darkweb

A French Soldier was handed a partially suspended sentence after he admitted that he had purchased counterfeit banknotes on the dark web. The soldier is reportedly a repeat offender and bought the counterfeit bills to fund his gambling and online betting addiction.

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Riverside County Man Pleads Guilty to Darkweb Drug Trafficking

Riverside County Man Pleads Guilty to Darkweb Drug Trafficking

A Riverside County man on September 23, 2019, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges that originated from the theft of physicians’ Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) numbers and dates of birth. The defendant used the stolen information to obtain prescription medications that he then sold on the dark web.

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Update: Dread Downtime and Upgrades

Update: Dread Downtime and Upgrades

Dread, the top darkweb forum, has been offline for days, leaving users wondering about the future of the site and the status of the forum's admin. After several days of silence, the admin—HugBunter—added a notice to the Dread landing page about the downtime and a number of updates to the platform.

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